Governance Standards & Policies

Standards & Policies

Credit Suisse Group's standards and policies comply with Swiss and international corporate governance requirements.

Articles of Association

Credit Suisse Group's the Articles of Association describe the business purpose of Credit Suisse Group, and its basic organizational framework. 

The following points are defined in the Articles of Association:

  • Corporate Name, Registered Office, Duration and Purpose
  • Share Capital and Shares
  • Debt Capital
  • The Governing Bodies of the Company
  • Financial Year and Allocation of the Net Profit
  • Dissolution and Liquidation of the Company
  • Official Notices and Announcements
  • Transitional Regulations

Articles of Association of Credit Suisse Group AG

  • Articles of Association (PDF | ENDE | FR)

Articles of Association of Credit Suisse AG

  • Articles of Association (PDF | EN | DE | FR)

Organizational Guidelines and Regulations

The Organizational Guidelines and Regulations define the responsibilities and sphere of authority of the various bodies within Credit Suisse Group, as well as the relevant reporting procedures.

Scope and content:

  • Board of Directors
  • Management organization
  • Corporate Functions
  • Divisions
  • Subsidiary and branch governance
  • Internal Audit
  • Special provisions
  • Approval authorities
  • Organizational Guidelines and Regulations (PDF | EN | DE)

Board of Directors Charter

The Board of Directors Charter defines the internal organization and responsibilities of the Board of Directors.

  • Board of Directors Charter (PDF | EN | DE)

Board of Directors Standing Committees

The charters of the standing committees of the Board of Directors define the duties and responsibilities of each committee.

  • Governance and Nominations Committee (PDF | EN | DE)
  • Audit Committee Charter (PDF | EN | DE)
  • Compensation Committee Charter (PDF | EN | DE)
  • Conduct and Financial Crime Control Committee (PDF | EN | DE
  • Risk Committee Charter (PDF | EN)